In this large registry analysis, researchers found that longer resuscitation attempts (median 25 minutes) were associated with higher rates of circulation return and survival to discharge, compared to shorter attempts (median 16 minutes). This study suggests that longer resuscitation ~25 minutes may be beneficial (abstract)
Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.